Tanner Roark

Tanner Roark #57

  • P
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 2"/235
  • Age: 29


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Pitches: Strikes, Balls


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Tanner Roark Stats

4-7 4.38 111.0 70 1.31

Tanner Roark MLB Career Stats

26-18 3.12 363.1 248 1.13

Tanner Roark Bio

  • Full Name: Tanner B. Roark
  • Pronunciation: RO-ahrk
  • Born: 10/5/1986 in Wilmington, IL
  • Draft: 2008, Texas Rangers, 25th rd. (753rd overall)
  • College: Illinois
  • Debut: August 7, 2013
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2015 Stats 4 7 4.38 40 12 1 111.0 70 1.31
MLB Career Stats 26 18 3.12 85 48 1 363.1 248 1.13

Tanner Roark Two-seam FB Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2015 Nationals NL 1138 Two-seam FB 93.27 92.23 2034.00 5.82 87.50
MLB Avg - - - Two-seam FB 92.30 91.79 2128.00 6.05 89.60


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October 9, 2015 at 1:18 PM ET

Roark strikes out 70 batters in 2015

Nationals right-hander Tanner Roark finished the 2015 regular season with a 4-7 record, a 4.38 ERA, a 1.31 WHIP and 70 strikeouts across 111 innings.

September 24, 2015 at 7:50 PM ET

Roark gives up three runs in no-decision

Nationals right-hander Tanner Roark did not get a decision after giving up three runs on five hits -- including a homer -- and two walks with one strikeout in five innings vs. the Orioles.


Tanner Roark Awards

INT Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
07/30/2012 Syracuse INT

EAS Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
08/01/2011 Harrisburg EAS

Tanner Roark Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
2014 2.85 12th in NL


Season W Rank
2014 15 8th in NL


Season WHIP Rank
2014 1.09 8th in NL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
2014 .239 14th in NL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
2014 31 25th in NL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2014 1 12th in NL


Season SHO Rank
2014 1 10th in NL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
2014 198.2 18th in NL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
2014 6.25 10th in NL

Tanner Roark Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
September 4, 2015 Washington Nationals recalled Tanner Roark from Harrisburg Senators.
August 31, 2015 RHP Tanner Roark assigned to Harrisburg Senators from Potomac Nationals.
August 25, 2015 Washington Nationals optioned RHP Tanner Roark to Potomac Nationals.
June 21, 2015 Tanner Roark roster status changed by Washington Nationals.
June 19, 2015 Washington Nationals placed RHP Tanner Roark on the paternity list.
August 6, 2013 Washington Nationals selected the contract of RHP Tanner Roark from Syracuse Chiefs.
January 15, 2013 Washington Nationals invited non-roster RHP Tanner Roark to spring training.
August 20, 2012 Tanner Roark roster status changed by Syracuse Chiefs.
August 17, 2012 Syracuse Chiefs placed RHP Tanner Roark on the temporarily inactive list.
April 4, 2012 RHP Tanner Roark assigned to Syracuse Chiefs from Harrisburg Senators.
July 8, 2011 Harrisburg Senators activated RHP Tanner Roark from the temporarily inactive list.
July 6, 2011 Harrisburg Senators placed RHP Tanner Roark on the temporarily inactive list.
May 14, 2011 RHP Tanner Roark assigned to Harrisburg Senators.
August 6, 2010 Harrisburg Senators activated RHP Tanner Roark.
July 31, 2010 Washington Nationals Traded 2B Cristian Guzman to Texas Rangers and Frisco RoughRiders Traded RHP Ryan Tatusko and RHP Tanner Roark to Harrisburg Senators.
April 7, 2010 Tanner Roark assigned to Frisco RoughRiders from Bakersfield Blaze.
April 1, 2010 RHP Tanner Roark assigned to Texas Rangers.
July 2, 2009 Tanner Roark assigned to Bakersfield Blaze from Frisco RoughRiders.
June 10, 2009 Tanner Roark assigned to Frisco RoughRiders from Bakersfield Blaze.

Tanner B. Roark Bio Info

Tanner B. Roark (last name pronounced "ROE-arc")...majored in sports management at the University of Illinois...was a Second-Team All-Big 10 selection in 2007...in 2 seasons with the Illini, went 12-2 with a 4.72 ERA in 24 games/22 starts...led Wilmington (IL) High to a pair of state baseball championships in 2003 and '05 before graduating...was named first-team All-State (2003-05) by the Illinois Baseball Coaches Association...lettered in 3 sports (baseball, football, basketball at Wilmington)...was an All-State quarterback as a junior in 2004...in spring of 2008, signed with and pitched in 3 games with the Southern Illinois Miners of the independent-Frontier League prior to being drafted by TEX.


Built on successful 2013 to turn in a true breakout campaign in 2014...Went 15-10 with a 2.85 ERA in 31 starts...Ranked among National League pitchers in opponents OPS (5th, .632), OBP (7th, .281), wins (T8th, 15), WHIP (8th, 1.09), baserunners per nine innings (8th, 10.10) and walks per nine innings (8th, 1.77)...His eight road wins tied RHP Doug Fister for the team lead...Turned in his first career shutout, April 25 vs. SDP (9.0 IP, 3 H, BB, 8 SO)...Fanned a career-high 11 batters, June 6 at SDP (8.0 IP, 3 H, 11 SO)...Worked 7.0 scoreless innings to pocket the win in Washington's NL East championship-clinching 3-0 victory on Sept. 16 at Atlanta...Worked out of the bullpen in the 2014 NLDS vs. San Francisco Giants (0-1, 3.38 ERA) for his first Postseason exposure...Pitched better in the season's second "half" (7-4, 2.65 ERA, 13 GS) than before the All-star break (8-6, 3.01 ERA, 18 GS).


Joined the Nationals late, but earned glowing reviews, finishing 7-1 with 1.51 ERA in 14/5 G/GS...started 7-0 and became the first/only National to win first 7 decisions in a single season...allowed only one home run (Carlos Beltran, 2-run shot, Sept. 23 at Busch Stadium) in 53.2 big league innings...spun 2.0 scorless innings in MLB debut on Aug. 7 vs. ATL...first strikeout victim was Jeff Francoeur (Aug. 13 vs. SFG)... 7 of 9 relief appearances with the Nationals lasted at least 2.0 ininngs...worked a season-high 4.2 scoreless innings and was rewarded with the win in Washington's come-from-behind 11-10 win on Aug. 23 at Kauffman Stadium...made first big league start on Sept. 7 at MIA and earned the win thanks to 6.0 scoreless innings...did not allow an earned run and spun at least 6.0 innings in 3 of 5 starts for Washington...went 9-3 with 4 holds, 2 saves and 3.15 ERA in 33 games/11 starts with Syracuse...led the International League in WHIP (0.99).